Christmas Craft Stall

The RSL sub-Branch Auxiliary recently held a Christmas craft stall out the front of the Commonwealth Bank in Horton Street. A huge variety of crafts was on offer, and we had quite a successful day. We are holding another stall at Port Panthers on 11th December 2020 from 9:00am until around 1:30pm. So if you…

RECOGNISING OUR WORLD WAR II VETERANS

Acknowledging the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs recently produce a Commemorative Medallion and Certificate of Commemoration. The medallion and certificate were made available to every living veteran of the Second World War. The sub-Branch applied for medallions and certificates for our World…

75th Anniversary of VP Day

Saturday 15th August 2020 marked the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific –  the end of Australia’s involvement in World War 2. A small but dignified Commemorative Service was held at the Port Macquarie Cenotaph. We were privileged to have in attendance, three WW2 Veterans – Ross Drummond, Jean Lacey and Neville Peel-Davis.

ANZAC DAY – COVID19 STYLE

COMMEMORATING ANZAC DAY 2020 ANZAC Day 2020 will be one to be remembered forever. The COVID19 situation meant that RSL sub-Branch Commemorations were cancelled but it was wonderful to see that many of our members still paid their respects to the fallen through driveway services all over the district. The War Memorial was covered in…

Colin Clark awarded Life Membership

LIFE MEMBERSHIP ACKNOWLEDGES SERVICE Port Macquarie sub-Branch Treasurer Colin Clark was recently awarded Life Membership of the Returned and Services League of Australia. Colin has been involved with the sub-Branch at Castle Hill and Port Macquarie since his return from Vietnam in 1973. As our Treasurer since 2009, Colin has ensured that our accounts and…